Am i depressed.. don't feel like my self .. what do i do ?

Patient

Q: Am i depressed ... feeling not my self i have lost interest in all things i used to love i half to force my elf to eat dinner because I'm never hungry i don't sleep at all at night i fall asleep at around 2 am its terrible... I'm always feeling glum and upset and i really war to care about things but i can't make my self care anymore i cry all the time and i feel... trapped .. whats wrong with me ... I'm a 14 year old female ..

Symptoms:  Am i depressed ... feeling not my self i have lost interest in all things i used to love i half to force my elf to eat dinner because I'm never hungry i don't sleep at all at night i fall asleep at around 2 am its terrible... I'm always feeling glum and upset and i really war to care about things but i can't make my self care anymore i cry all the time and i feel... trapped .. whats wrong with me ... I'm a 14 year old female ..
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. We are sorry that you are experiencing such distressing symptoms. It is possible that you are having a depressive episode. In order to determine if you are experiencing a depressive episode, you will need to see your doctor to be assessed. According to your description, you can preliminarily state that you are having a depressive episode. If you are at all feeling suicidal or the desire to hurt yourself in any way, please go to your nearest hospital emergency room to be promptly treated.

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